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Curtin's gift : reinterpreting Australia's greatest Prime Minister / John Edwards. (2005)

Authors: Edwards, John (John Ker)
Publisher:Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 88 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 88 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Edwards, John (John Ker)
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • x, 198 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., facsims., ports. ; 21 cm.
Target Audience:
  • General
Summary:
  • Summary: John Curtin, prime minister during the darkest days of the Second Woeld War, is remembered as the reluctant hero of Australian politics. John Edwards offers a reinterpretation of the leader and the man in which Curtin emerges as a deceptively cunning player in the chess game of politics.
Contents:
  • Machine derived contents note: 1 Sleepless vigil 1
  • 2 Saint Jack 13
  • 3 Bringing the troops home 27
  • 4 Curtin as warlord 53
  • 5 Jack Curtin and the Social Question 77
  • 6 Jack Curtin MHR and the Great Depression 95
  • 7 Prime Minister Curtin changes Australia 121
  • 8 Curtin in the Australian story 157.
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Notes:
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references : p. 161-185.
  • Also published as an electronic book (Etitle) by James Bennett Pty. Ltd., in 2005 with ISBN 1741159350.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 1865087041 :
Dewey Number:
  • 994.04092 994.042 994.042092
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 26437973
  • 26437973
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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